“I may see myself as frightened as a pigeon, but I know that in this country people do not touch pigeons.
Pigeons can live in cities, even in crowds. A little scared perhaps, but free.”

— Hrant Dink, 1954-2007

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The Humane Society of the United States heartily recommends Pigeons to its membership.
"Pigeons: An interview with Andrew Blechman." Read it here.

Sesame Street's Bert "Doin' the Pigeon!"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmWo_0sTCa0

humane pigeon control:
www.picas.org.uk

stop pigeon persecution:
www.urbanwildlifesociety.org
www.hsus.org/wildlife/a_closer_look_at_wildlife/pigeons.html
groups.yahoo.com/group/pijnpeople/
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/urban_wildlife_coalition_NYC/

humans behaving badly:
http://www.timesunion.com/AspStories/story.asp?storyID=516515
http://www.beyondpesticides.org/news/daily_news_archive/2006/08_02_06.htm
http://www.arkcity.net/stories/111806/com_0004.shtml
http://www.record-eagle.com/2007/jan/06pigeons.htm

Famous Pigeon Fanciers:
www.fbipigeons.com/FAMOUS%20FANCIERS.htm

fancy pigeons:
www.npausa.com

pigeon documentaries:
http://www.paccomfilms.com/films/pigeons.html

racing pigeons:
www.pigeon.org
www.ifpigeon.com

passenger pigeons:
www.passengerpigeon.org

Orlando Martinez' racing site:
www.ojloft.com/

Cornell's Project PigeonWatch:
www.birds.cornell.edu/programs/urbanbirds/ubs_PIWMainEN.html

squab:
http://www.palmettopigeonplant.com/

war heros:
www.monmouth.army.mil/museum/pigeons.shtml

research:
Prof Dr. Daniel Haag-Wackernagel

Two excellent books that have nothing to do with pigeons:
The Geography of Nowhere by James Howard Kunstler
Ginny Good by Gerard Jones

Good Music:
Howard Fishman